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Rick Scott talks about Fed’s responding on LIP – Tallahassee.com


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Rick Scott talks about Fed’s responding on LIP
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During a break with reporters between meetings Tuesday with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Here he talks about his displeasure with the Fed’s preliminary decision to reject extension of the LIP which compensates hospitals for treating uninsured patients.

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PolitiFact Florida dissects Rick Scott’s argument about sending tax money to … – Tampabay.com (blog)

PolitiFact Florida dissects Rick Scott’s argument about sending tax money to
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Rick Scott said lawmakers should stop worrying about giving state money to profitable hospitals. His warning came as legislators faced losing the Low Income Pool, or LIP, a joint state-federal program that helps some hospitals and clinics pay for

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Nickens: Give Gov. Rick Scott credit; he has some nerve – Tampabay.com


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Nickens: Give Gov. Rick Scott credit; he has some nerve
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Normally, the governor would be helpful in setting the direction and forging a compromise. Not Scott, who spent some of the legislative session’s final days trying to poach jobs in California, visiting a giant Ferris wheel in Orlando and opening
Rick Scott healthcare agenda: A no-LIP budget and nixing certificates of needSaintPetersBlog (blog)
Pols’ Medicaid prescription will harm health, cost jobsGainesville Sun

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Rick Scott healthcare agenda: A no-LIP budget and nixing certificates of need – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Rick Scott healthcare agenda: A no-LIP budget and nixing certificates of need
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Gov. Rick Scott unveiled what appears to be an ambitious healthcare agenda he plans on tackling in the weeks before July 1. Though the governor didn’t have a healthcare agenda going into the 2015 session, Scott announced in a press release that he will …
Florida healthcare agency hits the road for feedback on its proposed extension Miami Herald

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Gov. Rick Scott sues federal government for ‘coercing’ Medicaid expansion – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott sues federal government for ‘coercing’ Medicaid expansion
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Today, Governor Rick Scott filed a lawsuit against President Obama’s federal healthcare agency for ending the Low Income Pool (LIP) healthcare program in an attempt to coerce the state to expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Governor Rick Scott and …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital fundingMiami Herald (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against federal governmentLocal 10
Rick Scott Sues Obama Over $1B Cuts to Healthcare FundingNewsmax
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Rick Scott’s claim about LIP and Medicaid – Miami Herald (blog)

Rick Scott’s claim about LIP and Medicaid
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Florida simply can’t trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide health care program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state’s loss of federal

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Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cuts and education spending at risk in House and Senate … – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cuts and education spending at risk in House and Senate
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Lee’s counterpart in the House, Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Trinity, has not included Medicaid expansion or LIP money in the House’s $76.2 billion budget, which is $4.3 billion less than the Senate’s. Subsequently, he said the House has plenty to match
A tale of two budget proposals leaves Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cuts, education MiamiHerald.com

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In St. Pete, Rick Scott expresses frustration with the feds over LIP program … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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In St. Pete, Rick Scott expresses frustration with the feds over LIP program
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Rick Scott wrote to President Obama, saying that the state would not pick up the costs of the program if the feds decline to renew funding. And in St. Petersburg this morning, he said it was an example of the feds dropping the ball — even though the
Gov. Rick Scott targets President Obama in op-ed for PoliticoMiamiHerald.com (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill federal Low Income Pool funding for Bradenton Herald
Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program MoneyCBS Local
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Gov. Rick Scott targets President Obama in op-ed for Politico – MiamiHerald.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott targets President Obama in op-ed for Politico
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Gov. Rick Scott has an op-ed column in Politico this morning, squarely taking aim at President Barack Obama. Here’s an excerpt (full column here): President Obama should come back to Florida and make another speech. This one should map out a plan for …
In St. Pete, Rick Scott expresses frustration with the feds over LIP program SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill federal Low Income Pool funding for Bradenton Herald
Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program MoneyCBS Local

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Rick Scott Balances New Budget With Money That Might Not Exist – FCIR


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Rick Scott Balances New Budget With Money That Might Not Exist
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Rick Scott’s budget, which includes $2 billion in federal funds for the Low Income Pool, or “LIP.” Half of the LIP is federal matching funds. The loss of this funding also puts pressure on the Legislature, which is to open its 2015 session in three weeks.
LIP Funding and the Tallahassee Spin FactorySunshine State News

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